Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Governing Magazine: Bicycles' Popularity Grows in Cities

Bicycling has become fashionable. Urban and transportation policymakers take note.
Alex Marshall | December 2010

Here's an excerpt:
Places with an older network of gridded streets will have an easier time accommodating those fashionable young ladies and men on bikes. But more suburban cities, with swooping arterials and soaring freeways, can do what they can. They risk ignoring this trend at their peril. For cities that aim to be receptive to a creative culture, accommodating bicycles and fashionable urban riders may be just as important as having a light rail line or an abundance of coffee shops.

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